Where to Have Fun in Franklin on a Rainy Day

While the natural beauty of Franklin is unquestioned, the thought of a leisurely stroll huddled beneath an umbrella is not always what comes to mind on a rainy day. Franklin is also full of wonderful indoor adventures for the entire family.

Here are a few fun options to enjoy, umbrellas not necessary.

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Catch a classic movie or new stage show at the Franklin Theatre

Rain or shine, the show will always go on at the historic Franklin Theatre. With a regular schedule of movies and live performances, you can get lost in the story of a classic movie or play and listen to performances from some of the top musicians around at what the locals refer to as the Crown Jewel of Main Street.

Cozy up for a good cup of coffee just how you like it

Your favorite coffee shop makes the perfect escape with just the right table in just the right corner…your spot.

If you’re still looking for just the right one, consider some of these favorite local hot spots: The CoffeeHouse at Second & Bridge, Frothy Monkey and Starbucks on Main Street. There are a lot of deliciously aromatic options around Williamson County…Keep exploring!

Sky Zone Trampoline Park will make you want to jump, jump!

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Just because it is raining out doesn’t mean you can’t get active and have fun. Channel your inner gymnast and hit the Main Court of trampolines for as far as the eye can see or if you rather, take a dive into the foam zone of over 10,000 foam cubes, play some ultimate dodge ball or throw down a slam dunk you never have before on SkySlam.

Shop the day away at CoolSprings Galleria

CoolSprings Galleria is Middle Tennessee’s largest shopping mall with more than one million square feet of shopping fun!

With more than 140 stores and restaurant options, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Catch a live show and great eats at Puckett’s in Leiper’s Fork

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If live music, Southern eats and a come-as-you-are atmosphere sounds like the perfect way to spend a rainy evening, head to Puckett’s Leiper’s Fork for an authentic village experience in “The Fork”. You’ll leave with a kick in your step, lots of new friends, and a reason to come back next time.

Did someone say spa day?

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New year, new you! Throw on the rain boots and head for an oasis of pampering perfection at the local spa.

Whether it’s A Moment’s Peace Salon spa packages for the gals and the guys or Woodhouse Day Spa for a Girl’s Getaway weekend, you’re in for a treat.

Sip fine wine at Arrington Vineyard

If you’ve not sampled the award-winning wines at Arrington Vineyards, consider a visit to one of their tasting rooms for the AV Classic Tasting, the Expanded Tasting, or the Picnic Tasting.

It may be rainy out, but the deck is enclosed and heated for the winter months, the views are always breathtaking so a picnic is still a possibility!

Be an artist for the day at Third Coast Clay

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Third Coast Clay is a groovy little pottery painting place where you can drop in, pick out a piece of clay, and paint your own ceramic masterpiece.

No artistic experience needed…just let loose and have fun! Plus you can even bring your own food and drink.

Throw a strike at the Franklin Family Entertainment Center

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Franklin Family Entertainment Center is a great place to have fun times with family and friends while bowling on one of their 24 lanes, hitting the arcade, or just relaxing at J’s Sports Grill.

You can also wait for the lights to go down and have fun during the comic bowl and for the kids there is the Hwy 66 Mini Bowling area, sized just for them.

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